Friday, July 23, 2010

Ballot Language Get the Boot

Ieshuh Griffin, an independent candidate, is running to replace retiring Rep. Annette "Polly" Williams (D-Milwaukee).

Unlike candidates from the established Democratic and Republican parties, independents are allowed a five-word statement of purpose on the ballot to explain to voters what their candidacy is about.

State elections officials Wednesday narrowly rejected a Milwaukee Assembly candidate's attempt to run with the slogan "NOT the 'whiteman's bitch' " under her name on the ballot.

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